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The Climate Post: Obama Moves Ahead With Oil Sanctions as Gas Prices Climb

Jan Mazurek | Posted 06.09.2012 | Green
Jan Mazurek

Oil prices have climbed this year amid lingering tensions with Iran, with the price of gas now averaging around $3.92 a gallon -- and experts are warning more increases are on the way. Back home in their districts, legislators are using oil prices to fuel campaign rhetoric.

Offshore Drilling: How $4 Gas Set Off Loud Calls For Its Expansion

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It all started in the summer of 2008. Gas prices reached a record national average of $4 a gallon by early June. By late June, the political jockeying...